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availability and, more importantly, what rates they are offering. so not only in washington, d.c. but in the region as a whole, we see that there are a lot of hotels that do have availability at this time. >> i have seen some hotels offering, one in particular an outrageous package that was $2.7 million. there is a limit people should consider on how much they should spend for this weekend, for this event since a lot of people think it's historic again. >> there are no limits. there are some historical things that happened years ago in terms of things which corporations did and citizens did, being in washington, d.c. for the first falling racial. some of the things that may seem outrage lust to us are deals for other people. we have been getting a lot of phone calls in terms the excitement but not only coming to washington but welcoming president obama for the next four years. we are anticipating the local, regional and national response but also hopefully an international response. >> are there any off bt beaten path places that people should consider for accommodations, inste
and you'll hear more of the evidence against armstrong. >>> imagine this, if you can can. a washington without gridlock. i'm not talking about the nation's capital but a town in virginia hoping the name sick gets its act together. >> just an hour outside of d.c., people in the small town of washington, virginia, spent months waiting to see what the election would bring their way. and many like cabinet maker peter cramer say they didn't much care about whether the democrats or republicans would win. just as long as the creeping economy starts racing again. >> i'm saying it's both of those people's faults. let's get some people in washington who want to solve the problem and stop the gridlock. >> next door at the gourmet farmers cafe, susan james spent the run up to the election feeling much the same way. >> the economy has changed the way we have conducted business and it's changed decisions we have made. major decision. >> instead of expanding her family-owned business, she kept a close eye on cost, steered clear of debt and watched the electoral process play out. >> what is it that yo
means people don't have to go to washington, dc to pay their respects to the fallen. that project is expected to be complete in about 10 weeks. ♪ >>> in honor of veterans day, a special tribute this weekend for astronaut neil armstrong aboard the uss hornet. the retired aircraft carrier helped honor the space pioneer by reopening its exhibit of apollo program artifacts in alameda. >>> following the moon landing in 1969, a crew of apollo 11 was quarantined on board the hornet to ensure no one had contracted any alien viruses. >>> well, there's a new reality in sacramento. a democratic supermajority. >> we're going to take a look at the pros and cons of this big power shift. state senator mark leno joins us live in studio, next. >> and the best surfers in the world on standby right now, watching the window for the big mavericks contest. >> well, i hope they bring their wet suit. it's go doing be cold around the bay area today. plenty of sunshine, as we get off to a beautiful start on sunday morning. temperatures today manage only low 60s. we'll have the entire forecast, as we gaze
and that's where it all began. >> athena jones, thanks for that update from washington. >> thanks. >> so general petraeus was originally scheduled to testify before congress. you heard athena reporting on that. he won't, though lawmakers may still compel him to at some point instead acting director michael more rel will take over. michael hayden explains why. >> i know some people are saying that they were hopeful that general petraeus personally would testify but, frankly, you want the agency to testify. you want someone who is knowledgeable about the event, what the agency knew, what the agency did. and mike morell is fully qualified to do that. now, at some later date they may want general petraeus to come back in and give his personal impressions. i understand that. but the hearings go on and cia will be there telling what it knew about that event. >> and michael morell is filling in as cia director until president obama chooseses a permanent replacement. >>> israel fired a warning shot into syria today after a stray mortar shell came across the border. the shell hit an israeli post
through to my "washington post" column. let's get started now. >>> let's get right to our panel to talk about just how you plan for a successful second term in the white house. my guests are all old white house hands. they are ken duberstein, who was white house chief of staff in ronald reagan's second term. john podesta had the same job in bill clinton's second term. and cnn's david gergen advised those two presidents plus presidents nixon and ford. john, you were there before and during the transition and chief of staff in the second term. how do you re-energize an administration going into the second term? is it important to change personnel? is it important to have new policy initiative? what were your lessons? >> well, there's a natural changing of personnel because these are grueling jobs so a lot of people are going to leave. we know the secretary of state hillary clinton and secretary of treasury tim geithner are leaving. those are two of the all-stars in the administration. so there's going to be a lot of turnover. and what you want is both a certain level of experience in your
, not a word we hear often in washington. if there is compromise to avoid this fiscal cliff, where does it come? john boehner indicated, revenue is possible, but we're not raising tax rates. where is there compromise? >> i think where there's going to be a compromise on taxes, this be would be a good thing on the economy, might exchange lower tax rates in return for a reduction in all the loopholes that as it is distort economic activity. so if boehner were able to achieve that kind of compromise, that's one that the republicans could be pleased with. the bush tax cuts are gone, they're expiring, and the president said that 250,000 below, he wants that extended, but for those making more than 250, will the bush tax cuts come to an end? >> i don't think so. i think actually the they won't come to an end because the democrats don't want major reduction in spending, if you hit the cliff, the spending would go down and politicians love to spend money. an extension of the bush tax cuts, less we're blessed by the relatively few, jeff baso, the late steve jobs, you want to remove the barriers to their
that departure now from 11 news washington reporter brian moore. >> the sudden fall of the cia chief has washington asking how and why. and the woman suddenly in the spotlight, paula broadwell isn't saying. back in january she was promoting her book on the general. >> he absolutely loves the agency. >> broadwell arch west point graduate and army reserve officer had close access to the cia director. federal agents are investigating whether she had access to his e-mails or computer. >> my understanding is that the fbi's investigation into what took place on computers there did not necessarily -- was not focused on him. that came by information by accident. >> law enforcement and multiple u.s. sources tell nbc news that e-mails between the general and paula broadwell were indicative of an extra marital affair. nbc news tried but was unable to reach paula broadwell for comment. in his resignation letter, the general revealed he had showed extremely poor judgment by engaging in an extra marital affair. law enforcement sources tell nbc news that the general is not under investigation and that
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